First keep peace with yourself, then you can also bring peace to others.
To leave in search of yourself, of your real needs, is easier when you don't have to justify yourself to anyone, when there are not too many people bestowing you their attention.
This above all; to thine own self be true.
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
To be able to throw one's self away for the sake of a moment, to be able to sacrifice years for a woman's smile - that is happiness.
Simplicity is not an objective in art, but one achieves simplicity despite one's self by entering into the real sense of things.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I am in love - and, my God, it is the greatest thing that can happen to a man. I tell you, find a woman you can fall in love with. Do it. Let yourself fall in love. If you have not done so already, you are wasting your life.
Well being is a condition one has to groom, a condition one has to become aquainted with in order to seek it.
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
Associate yourself with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation. It is better be alone than in bad company.
Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not you go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Be yourself. The world worships the original.
Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
Invest in yourself. Get free.
You can be true to the character all you want but you've got to go home with yourself.
The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
When you say you are in love with humanity, you are well satisfied with yourself.
Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.
No one can give you better advice than yourself.